Technical Writer - Pietermaritzburg

Our client is looking for an experienced Technical Writer.

Duties:
Research the product by obtaining an approved, complete and final working design prototype of the product.
Obtain oral and written information from Design, Production, Purchasing and any other source in company necessary to compile the documentation.
Develop a thorough understanding of the audience and documentation required
Determine the clearist and most logical way to present information and instruction for greatest reader comprehension
Compile the documentation by using the design prototype to complile step by step detailed instruction
Product diagrams to illistrate
Use Microsoft work and Adobe InDesign programs
Prepare or commission graphics and illustrations
Meet with subject matter experts to ensure that specialized topics are addresses and discussed
Collaborate with translators
Work with sales and marketing team to ensure all requirments met
Creat, adapt and follows project schedules and deadlines
Verify documentation
Issue Documentation
Administration - provide information for progress reports and maintain up to date records

Minimum Requirements:
8 years experience in documentation environment
Technical knowledge - preferably electrical field
Able to liaze with design engineer to research information required for documentation
Able to work methodically under pressure
Full computer literacy in word and adobe

Only successful candidates will be contacted

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